Why Arts Education Matters - May 29


Join us for a lively panel discussion on the meaning and importance of arts education for our lives, our communities, and our culture. Our distinguished panel, moderated by Frank Mottek, consists of 5 people from various sectors in arts education including:

ABE FLORES • Arts for LA

A nonprofit organization that works to increase support

for the arts in LA county.


LA’s BEST provides a safe and supervised after school education, enrichment and recreation program for elementary school children ages 5 to 12 in the City of Los Angeles.

TONY WHITE • Beyond the Bell, Branch LAUSD

In partnership with practicing artists, cultural institutions, businesses, and the philanthropic community, LAUSD and the Los Angeles Fund for Public Education are launching a public art campaign focused on the importance of arts education.


Ryman Arts teaches classical drawing and painting to talented and motivated high school students as a bridge to a lifetime that expresses and appreciates the arts.

ASUKA HISA • Santa Monica Museum of Art

Through its exhibitions, education, and outreach programs, the Santa Monica Museum of Art fosters diversity, innovation, and discovery in contemporary art—local, national, and international.

Modertated by Frank Mottek

Frank Mottek is the voice of business news in Los Angeles. An award-winning broadcast journalist with more than 25 years of experience, Frank currently anchors the business reports on KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO. Weekdays at 1pm, he hosts the KNX Business Hour, the number one source for business and consumer news in Southern California.

Who should attend?

Nonprofit & Business Leaders interested in the role of arts for business, and for our lives.

Wednesday, May 29th 2013 at 6-8pm

333 South Grand Avenue

Los Angeles, CA

The City Club on Bunker Hill

$35 includes appetizers.

Cash Bar.

Please pay at the door.

RSVP TO: Nelly.Carvajal@OurClub.com

213.620.9662 ext 478

Presented by the Nonprofit Committee at the City Club on Bunk Hill in partnership with the Heritage Committee

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